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Re: Confusion about license wording

MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> Suraj N. Kurapati <skurapat@ucsc.edu> wrote:
> > (1) The last sentence is necessary (i.e. does the word
> > "corresponding" in the first sentence imply the last sentence?).
> What software is this for?
> I think the last sentence is necessary if it clarifies the meaning
> of corresponding.
> > (2) In the last sentence, does the phrase "must reflect all
> > modifications" mean that all past, present, and future modifications
> > must also be included?
> > 
> > I think that including past modifications is prohibitive and
> > including future modifications is impossible.
> It may be prohibitive, but it seems to be the request.
> Future is impossible, I agree.

I do not see the problem here.  The license is saying that the Code
must include all modifications that went into making the Subset.  You
can't release a patched Subset with an unpatched Code.  In other
words, the Code must correspond to the Subset.

Walter Landry

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